Our Unrivaled Trips Will Let You Fully Explore Britain

Our extensive trips are one of the unique features of the Cambridge Scholars’ Programme.

Our trips are more comprehensive than those on other summer schools, to let you learn about British culture and history in a practical way - through visiting and exploring our great palaces, castles, museums and more!

The first two trips are for students attending the 1 week option. The last four trips are for students attending the 2 week option.

For your comfort and security, we only use private, luxury air-conditioned coaches for transport on our UK trips.

The Senior Management Team and Mentors accompany the trips, leading small groups of 6-8 students. Freedom and independence to explore in pairs or larger groups of students will be given when it is safe to do so.

Coach

Luxury private coaches are used for all UK trips

The historic landmarks we visit have reduced their capacity to allow for greater social distancing between groups. They ask that people do not attend with Covid symptoms and that visitors socially distance from people outside their group. Face masks are currently recommended when indoors.

Venues generally have enhanced cleaning routines and many will have hand sanitiser available.

Trips during the One Week option

Trip to Windsor Castle and Oxford

We visit Windsor Castle, going inside the extraordinary state apartments and being able to see the original Castle built in the 11th Century. We then visit Oxford, home to the English speaking world's oldest university.

Time Windsor and Oxford Trip
9 am Meet for the coach
11:30 am Arrive in Oxford. Tour.
12:15 pm Explore Oxford. Have lunch.
2 pm Meet for coach
3 pm Coach reaches Windsor
3:30 pm Enter Windsor castle
5:30 pm Regroup for dinner.
8 pm Coach leaves for Cambridge
Time Windsor and Oxford Trip
Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

Oxford

The University of Oxford

Oxford

Oxford's Bridge of Sighs

Trips during the Two Week option

First Trip to London

We visit Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, before walking along the Thames, seeing St Paul's Cathedral, and visiting the Tate Modern art gallery.

Time London Trip One
9:30 am Meet for the coach
12 pm Get to London. Visit Tower Bridge and get lunch. and Tower of London.
12:30 pm Tower of London.
2:30 pm Regroup at exit. Walk to St Paul's.
3 pm Get to St Paul's. Walk around it.
3:15 pm Optional choral evensong in St Paul's Cathedral or visit the Tate Modern art gallery.
6 pm Dinner
8 pm Coach back to Cambridge
Time London Trip One
Tower of London

Tower of London

St Paul's

St Paul's Cathedral

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Boat Cruise

Outside the Tate Modern

Second Trip to London

Our second London trip starts at the famous South Kensington museums - the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum. Students have the option of visiting the luxurious Harrods department store before we go on to our tour of Buckingham Palace, the Queen's Official London residence and most famous working palace in the world.

Time London Trip Two
9 am Meet for the coach
11 am Arrive in London. Explore the South Kensington museums
1 pm Go for lunch or visit Harrods
3:15 pm Regroup outside Harrods
4 pm Tour Buckingham Palace
5:30 pm Regroup at the Buckingham Palace cafe to go for dinner
8 pm Coach leaves for Cambridge
Time London Trip Two
Natural History Museum

Natural History Museum

Harrods

Harrods

V&A Museum

V&A Museum

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Stonehenge and Bath

This long trip takes us to South West England, to visit the prehistoric Stonehenge and Roman city of Bath - both World Heritage sites. Archeologists believe Stonehenge was built over 4000 years ago, probably as an ancient burial ground - but because no written records were left there is lots of debate over how and why Stonehenge was built. Bath became a Roman spa town in 60 AD, with beautiful Georgian architecture built around 400 years ago.

Time Bath and Stonehenge Trip
8:45 am Meet for the coach
10:30 am Stop for a break. Get food for later.
1:30 pm Get to Stonehenge
3:30 pm Coach departs for Bath
4:30 pm Get to Bath. Free time to explore the city.
6 pm Dinner
8 pm Coach leaves for Cambridge
Time Bath and Stonehenge Trip
Stonehenge

Stonehenge

Bath

Bath

Third Trip to London

We visit the heart of the British government, walking the short distance from Trafalgar Square along Whitehall and past the Prime Minister's residence on Downing Street. We then enjoy a tour of the Houses of Parliament before going on the London Eye.

Time London Trip Three
11 am Meet for the coach
1 pm Arrive in London. Get lunch. Visit Trafalgar Square
4 pm Tour of Houses of Parliament
5:30 pm Regroup in Parliament cafe
6 pm Dinner
8 pm London Eye
9 pm Coach to Heathrow hotel
Time London Trip Three
Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament

Tragalgar Square

Trafalgar Square

London Eye

London Eye